Heaven  -     By: Randy Alcorn
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Heaven

Tyndale House / 2004 / Hardcover

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As the years pass and we watch more and more of our family, friends and mentors pass away, it is only natural to ask questions about heaven. However, our understanding of heaven is often limited to a few half-forgotten Sunday school lessons and the insubstantial images provided by popular movies and T.V. Fortunately, in Heaven Randy Alcorn provides us with a thoroughly researched and biblically definitive description of heaven. As Alcorn addresses our most serious questions about heaven, including the nature of judgment, and answers a few of our less serious questions as well, including the accessibility of cafe mochas the sweet by and by, we will develop a deeper understanding of our eternal destination and will find the courage to strive for heaven while we're living on earth.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 530
Vendor: Tyndale House
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.25 X 1.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0842379428
ISBN-13: 9780842379427
Availability: In Stock

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Publisher's Description

What will heaven be like? Randy Alcorn presents a thoroughly biblical answer, based on years of careful study, presented in an engaging, reader-friendly style. His conclusions will surprise readers and stretch their thinking about this important subject. Heaven will inspire readers to long for heaven while they're living on earth.

Library Journal

The last decade saw a growing number of "life after life"-themed books entering the marketplace, each trying to provide a glimpse into the next world. This one is destined to hold a unique place among those titles. Drawing on sound biblical and historical fact, noted Christian writer and speaker Alcorn tries to correct some of the popular myths generated by the mass media. Part 1 is certainly the more substantive section, for here the author skillfully establishes complex theological foundations in accessible language with wonderfully illustrative stories. Part 2 may be more interesting as it addresses such popular questions as what the resurrected Earth will be like, what our bodies will look like, what will happen to our pets, and what will occupy our time in heaven. However, the book is most effective when read consecutively, for the theological background in Part 1 is essential to understanding Alcorn's conclusions in Part 2. Although Alcorn is writing for popular consumption, the detailed notes and select bibliography will satisfy more scholarly interests. Recommended for larger public libraries.-John-Leonard Berg, Univ. of Wisconsin Lib., Platteville Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Publisher's Weekly

According to Alcorn (The Treasure Principle; Deadline; Safely Home), the subject of heaven rates as one of the least accurately discussed subjects in the whole of Christendom. Even seminarians fail to give appropriate time and attention to heaven as described throughout the Bible because other themes take pre-eminence both chronologically and preferentially. Alcorn is likewise astounded that the majority of Christians who do take time to consider heaven often possess faulty, nonbiblical assumptions, one of the most common being the misconception of heaven as a place of unending church services. The author, who is also the founder of the nonprofit organization Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM), has spent years studying what the Bible says about heaven, and in this compelling and comprehensive resource, he offers every conceivable question about heaven, or the "New Earth," as a Christian believer's ultimate destination. Alcorn answers the expected queries on heavenly life as well as quirkier ones: will Christians drink coffee in heaven? Will there be homeownership, and what about sex? Will our pets be in heaven? Evangelical scholars and laypersons alike will appreciate Alcorn's expansive-though perhaps long-winded-musings on this neglected subject, a real boon in a time when many people are eager to understand what happens after death. (Oct.) Forecast: Tyndale is committing $80,000 to promote this title, which will certainly be a CBA bestseller and perhaps a crossover hit. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

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  2. Iowa
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    After listening through the audio book several times, I have chosen to purchase the kids version for a 4 year old who just lost her grandmother - an audio book for my unsaved father - a book for my unsaved mother - the heaven cards for those who have lost someone dear to them and the heaven evangelistic pack to hand out to those who need to think about eternity. This book has given me new perspective about heaven by bringing together the Scripture and reasoning through it. I heartily recommend it to everyone.
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    Rusty
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    Thoroughly Biblical
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    August 23, 2014
    Red
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    This is the best book about Heaven I have ever read. I found out more than I have heard from 45 years of Bible preaching. I lost my wife of 54 years in 2013 and had some concerns about our relationship in Heaven, Alcorn gave me much assurance from his book, that she will be my sweetheart for evermore!

    It is a shame that Christians can not get much about Heaven in preaching today. Sure I know it is all about winning souls, but assuring those souls after salvation I believe is as much importance.

    Also most of the Christians today have no concern about Heaven, their minds are on the here and now. Which I did most of my life.

    If we would have our minds more on Heaven things here on earth would be less stressful.

    Sorry for the preaching, I am just a sinner saved by Grace.

    Gary
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    What it will be like when you get to Heaven
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    Wonderful , According to my pastor...the best book ever to tell what it will be like ! I truly agree ..
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